SVP of Technology

Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/11/2023 9:47 AM)
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April Housing is a leading owner and operator of high-quality affordable housing throughout the United States. Founded in 2022 and headquartered in Los Angeles, April Housing is the asset management business that oversees Blackstone's affordable housing and LIHTC portfolio. April oversees a portfolio of over 85,000 affordable housing units in approximately 650 communities. April Housing seeks to preserve critical affordable housing stock while providing best in class management and high-quality housing. April is committed to being a fair, transparent, and responsible owner.


April Housing’s long-term commitment to owning affordable housing is supported by Blackstone Funds, predominantly BREIT, a non-listed REIT. This perpetual capital vehicle provides April with a patient and flexible source of capital and plays a critical role in enabling the creation and preservation of more affordable housing. In addition to managing a growing portfolio, April Housing will ensure assets in the existing portfolio remain affordable and in compliance with all rent regulations while making significant improvements and aligning the operations with April Housing's Standards of Excellence in Residential Operations.


In its pursuit of excellence, April Housing is looking for individuals who share in its mission to provide high-quality housing to affordable residents.


As of the date on which this job advertisement is posted, the Company anticipates that the base salary range for this role is $246,000- $355,000, with a 25-40% bonus target.  Total direct compensation may also include discretionary bonus and/or incentive compensation. Actual base salary range may vary based on various factors, including but not limited to location and experience.


We are looking for someone to join our Technology team in the role of Senior Vice President, supporting the enterprise by developing and executing April’s strategic plan. By carefully considering the market, resident and teammate requirements, and available capital, this person will help identify, prioritize, and facilitate the decisions on what the business should start, stop, and continue doing. The ideal candidate will convey a passion/curiosity for real estate and have a strong desire to learn and grow in the field.


They will be a strong leader, with a broad background in enterprise infrastructure, applications, and architecture. They should have experience with project and team management, organization, and processes for delivery and support. They need to have vision for where the organization can go while being able to be action-oriented, make strategic decisions, oversee the execution of those decisions, mentor and grow others, and be passionately committed to excellence. The role will focus on solving today’s problems while developing the framework and tools to solve tomorrow’s problems.


What you will do:

  • Provide oversight to large technology projects to make our team more efficient and effective
  • Deliver great customer and team experiences by facilitating adoption of good processes to ensure quality, and working closely with department leaders
  • Help develop the technology roadmaps and strategic plans
  • Guide teams on technology architecture to create option value
  • Evaluate new technologies and partners
  • Build strong relationships with all teams across the business.
  • Develop a deep understanding of Multifamily investment, asset management, and operations.
  • Expand April’s technology platform and data analysis processes


What you should have:

  • A love for creatively solving problems.
  • A passion for great user experience
  • Deep understanding of technology, enterprise architecture and data.
  • Top-notch analytical skills and ability to manage large budgets.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills, critical to ensuring all stakeholders are informed, need to be a good story teller
  • Demonstrated track record of high achievement in demanding professional settings.
  • 12+ years’ experience creating value professionally and having held positions ranging from development/engineering to project management, architecture, and senior management/leadership.
  • University degrees in Computer Science or Computer Engineering are a plus, MBA’s are a big bonus. We’re also cool with alternative backgrounds and the School of Hard Knocks if you can back it up.
  • Real estate domain knowledge is a huge plus as is a background in accounting.
  • Experience with a broad range of technology systems from basic infrastructure to business applications (Websites, CRM, Data/BI, Planning, Collaboration, Design & Construction, Accounting, HR), and Enterprise Application Integration
  • You were once a developer or engineer with a strong background in computer science or engineering.
  • You’ve held leadership roles on delivering big projects with budgets well over $1M (even better if you’ve done projects over $10M). You have a good understanding of business and the ability to see the big picture.
  • Experience with Agile methodology and process-oriented project delivery.
  • You have a sense of humor and can handle seemingly stressful situations.

EEO Statement

The Company is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with applicable law, we prohibit discrimination against any applicant, employee, or other covered person based on any legally recognized basis, including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniformed servicemember status, race, color, caste, immigration status, religion, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation or related medical conditions), age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), protected leave status, domestic violence victim status, or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local law. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please email


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